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Why Didn’t These 13 Heartbreaking Images of The Refugee Crisis Spark Outrage?

The migration crisis has already claimed 2,432 lives this year

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Hungarian policemen detain a Syrian migrant family — REUTERS
Sep 03, 2015 at 6:20 PM ET

Before a Syrian boy was found face down on a Turkish beach Wednesday, there were countless heartbreaking photos of Europe’s migration crisis that should have shocked and horrified the world. None of these harrowing images, however, were enough to draw widespread attention to the plight that has claimed at least 2,432 Syrian refugee lives already this year. Why didn’t any of these haunting photos of the thousands of refugees risking their lives spark outrage?